MOOCs

  • Completion Rates Plague MOOCs

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    People are often quick to give praise to online courses. They are flexible, accessible, and efficient. It is a major reason why massive open online courses (MOOCs) have hundreds of thousands of active students taking courses online. Major universities like Stanford, University of Michigan, Yale (and others) offer online courses because it helps them reach more perspective […]

  • 71 Free Online Courses and Tutorials

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    Over the past few years we have seen a dramatic rise in the number of online training programs that are available. This is in part due to the rise of massive open online courses (MOOCs), led by industry juggernaut Coursera. However there have been many other offerings that have hit the scene. Some of these platforms specialize […]

  • How To Create a MOOC Using LearnDash

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    Massive open online courses (or MOOCs for short) have been changing the landscape for education in recent years. Perhaps the most famous of these platforms is Coursera. Through their platform they offer higher-education courses from world-renowned universities. The success of Coursera is undeniable as it seems like each year investors are pouring more and more money […]

  • Coursera Banks $50 Million – Now What?

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    If you are immersed in the elearning industry then there is a good chance you know about Coursera. Actually, even if you aren’t part of the elearning industry then you may know them by taking one of the courses offered on their site. Coursera is the world’s most popular MOOC and is largely responsible for […]

  • 5 Must-Read MOOC Articles

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    There is a strong possibility that by now you have heard of MOOCs (massive open online courses). There are some major platforms in this space, the most well-known being Coursera. It has bee fascinating to see the evolution of the MOOC industry since its inception. What started off as an experiment has quickly proven its validity […]

  • Coursera Has Been Hijacked

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    Ever since massive open online courses (MOOCs) came about, people have been speculating their impact to traditional degree programs. At first it was hard to see what kind of lasting influence MOOCs would have on such an established industry, but today we are now starting to get a sense of the changes MOOCs are ushering into […]

  • How Companies Are Using MOOCs

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    When most people think of massive open online courses (or MOOCs), they tend to think about them in the context of the educational space. It is easy to see why this is the case seeing how many MOOCs offer university courses exclusively – and it appears that the only people signing-up for these courses are […]

  • What Successful MOOCs Do

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    Over the past few years we have been following the rise of massive open online courses (or MOOCs) and their influence on traditional learning methods. Since their conception, the number of MOOCs today has been increasing, a mix of both for and non-profit intentions. Ultimately it is reasonable to expect that every MOOC is going […]